Texting Overtakes Voice in Mobile Phone Usage

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By: Meghan Keane

Good news for mobile advertising: texting has overcome voice calls among mobile phone users, according to Nielsen’s.

The number of voice calls being made has remained steady over the past two years, but text messages sent and received have increased by a staggering 450 percent.

At the end of 2007, text messaging had just overtaken voice calls 218 to 213. But by the end of the second quarter of this year…

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